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Andre Berto hoping for dramatic win

Jesus Soto Karass, left, and Andre Berto pose

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A fighter is never truly out of a match until he is counted out.

Enter former two-division champion Andre Berto. Berto will take on Jesus Soto Karass in a 12-round welterweight scrap on Saturday at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on SHOWTIME.

Berto, although sporting an excellent record of 28-2, needs a win in the worst way. He’s dropped two of his last three fights to Victor Ortiz...

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Boxers impressed with Nets new trio

Boxers Danny Jacobs, Paulie Malignaggi and Peter Quillin

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Everyone seemed to be impressed with the Brooklyn Nets newest trio of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry.

Even fellow athletes were in awe as Brooklyn boxers Danny Jacobs, Paulie Malignaggi and Peter Quillin were on hand for the introductory press conference held at the Barclays Center on Thursday.

The three boxers posed with Garnett....

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Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse added to Floyd Mayweather card

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - MAY 18: Lucas Matthysse

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It looks like boxing has gotten it right.

Many of the recent mega-fight shows feature a stellar main event with mostly no-name fighters on the under card.

All of that changed on Thursday with the Golden Boy Promotions announcement that the Lucas Matthysse-Danny Garcia bout was added to the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez September 14th card at the MGM Grand.

“This is the fight...

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Amir Khan in talks to fight Devon Alexander

Amir Khan lets off right jab against Carlos

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The next time Amir Khan steps into the ring, he’ll have a new attitude and a new weight class.

Khan is in negotiations to fight IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander, the British boxer confirmed to Newsday Monday. If negotiations go according to plan, the fight will be on Dec. 7. The venue has yet to be determined, but Khan said Las Vegas and Dubai are options. Khan, who has ventured far...

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